Khandvi Recipe: How To Make Gujarati Besan Khandvi At Home

By: Sowmya Subramanian

Besan khandvi, also known as Gujarati khandvi, is a popular snack among the other lip-smacking Gujarati treats that you can easily prepare at home. The khandvi recipe is sure to leave everyone at home asking for more! These are soft, small-sized, rolled-up pieces that are made of gram flour and curd.

It is simple to make khandvi at home, as it utilizes only the basic ingredients, and is also less time consuming. The only tricky part is to get the consistency of the besan right. The sourness and the saltiness of the Gujarati khandvi is what makes the dish extremely pleasurable and satisfying. It is usually had with either a mint-coriander green chutney or ketchup, and is a popular appetizer.

This dish would sure be a great companion to your cup of evening tea. So let's check out the step by step procedure with pictures and videos of how to make the soft, fluffy and sinfully delicious khandvi recipe at home.

Khandvi Recipe Video

Besan Khandvi Recipe
Khandvi Recipe | How To Make Khandvi | Gujarati Khandvi Recipe Video
Khandvi Recipe | How To Make Khandvi | Gujarati Khandvi Recipe Video
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
30M
Total Time
40 Mins

Recipe By: Priyanka Tyagi

Recipe Type: Snacks

Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • Gram flour/Besan - 1 cup

  • Curd - ½ kg
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric - ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida (hing) - ½ tsp
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 5-6
  • Coriander (finely chopped) - 4 tbsp
  • Coconut (grated) - 4 tbsp
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How to Prepare
  • 1. Pour curd in a medium-sized bowl and whisk it into a smooth consistency.

  • 2. Add turmeric, asafoetida and salt as per taste.
  • 3. Then, add the gram flour and mix well so as to form a smooth flowing batter.
  • 4. Heat the kadai, at medium flame, and pour the mixture in it.
  • 5. Stir continuously to avoid the formation of lumps, until the mixture thickens, almost forming a paste.
  • 6. Meanwhile, grease a plate or two with oil. Using a spatula, spread the paste onto the plates immediately.
  • 7. Allow it to cool down for about 5 minutes.
  • 8. Cut it into strips of about 2 inches.
  • 9. Sprinkle the coconut-coriander mixture on top.
  • 10. Roll the strips tightly, avoiding any cracks from being formed in the khandvi.
  • 11. Heat some oil in a pan (preferably the one used for tempering).
  • 12. Add mustard seeds to it and allow it to splutter.
  • 13. Add curry leaves to it, mix well and remove it off the flame.
  • 14. Pour it over the khandvi and garnish it with the coconut-coriander mixture.
Instructions
  • 1. Mix the grated coconut and coriander in a bowl as a pre-preparation.
  • 2. To know the exact time of removing the paste off the flame, apply a small amount on the plate and allow it to cool down for a few minutes. If it peels off and can be rolled, then the mixture is said to be perfectly tempered and good to go.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 15
  • calories - 94
  • fat - 4.5 g
  • protins - 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate - 9.4 g
  • fiber - 2.5 g

Step By Step - How To Make Khandvi

1. Pour curd in a medium-sized bowl and whisk it into a smooth consistency.

besan khandvi recipe
besan khandvi recipe

2. Add turmeric, hing and salt as per taste.

besan khandvi recipe
besan khandvi recipe
besan khandvi recipe

3. Then, add the gram flour and mix well so as to form a smooth flowing batter.

besan khandvi recipe
besan khandvi recipe

4. Heat the kadai, at medium flame, and pour the mixture in it.

besan khandvi recipe

5. Stir continuously to avoid the formation of lumps, until the mixture thickens, almost forming a paste.

besan khandvi recipe

6. Meanwhile, grease a plate or two with oil. Using a spatula, spread the paste onto the plates immediately.

besan khandvi recipe
besan khandvi recipe
besan khandvi recipe

7. Allow it to cool down for about 5 minutes.

besan khandvi recipe

8. Cut it into strips of about 2 inches.

besan khandvi recipe

9. Sprinkle the coconut-coriander mixture on top.

besan khandvi recipe

10. Roll the strips tightly, avoiding any cracks from being formed in the khandvi.

besan khandvi recipe

11. Heat some oil in a pan (preferably the one used for tempering).

besan khandvi recipe

12. Add mustard seeds to it and allow it to splutter.

besan khandvi recipe

13. Add curry leaves to it, mix well and remove it off the flame.

besan khandvi recipe
besan khandvi recipe

14. Pour it over the khandvi and garnish it with the coconut-coriander mixture.

besan khandvi recipe
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